A selection of Pat Glass's votes
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Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
Voted moderately for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Details
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Pat Glass hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
How many people owned their own home in England in (a) May 2010 and (b) the latest date for which figures are available.
Despite that response, the number has not remained steady. It has actually fallen by almost 4% in four years, and we now have 11 million people, including 1.5 million children, living in private rented accommodation. What are this Government going to do to support those families, and to support generation rent more generally?
I thank my colleagues for coming together to get this debate, which is so important to County Durham and my constituency. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Main. The speech made by my hon. Friend the Member for Sedgefield (Phil Wilson) was incredibly good and detailed. I do not intend to give a speech anything like his; I will speak briefly about the impact on my...
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Former Labour MP for North West Durham
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- Social Services
- Special Educational Needs
- Fuel Poverty
- Academies: Special Educational Needs
- GCE AS-level
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 20 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 69.17% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 65 people are tracking this MP
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 115 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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